Radio 1 on 1: My personality on-air has changed. Isn’t this growth?

The short version of that answer is “No”.  But it’s all in the interpretation of that statement. If you have this change happen because you changed a slot on air, it is most probable that the answer is “no”.  I’ve heard presenters change their entire persona just because they have changed time slots on radio, and they sound foolish.  This is …

Radio 1 on 1 Preview: I know the basics. I don’t have to waste my time with relearning them.

The basics concepts of radio broadcasting are mandatory.  No one will pat your back for getting them right.  This is more of a reason to keep them sharp and fresh. Remember: Deliver promos and competitions with enthusiasm and precise execution. Know how to balance your show as second nature. I something works, exploit it. If something doesn’t, you more than …

Radio 1 on 1 Preview: But I don’t know where my broadcasting career is going?

Firstly, let me calm you by saying, this is very normal.  To get to a point, or a few points, in your on-air career where your doubts about the future are reigning supreme, this happens to every broadcaster.  But those points need to be positive and constructive.  This is called a broadcasting career, for the same reason you would call …

Radio 1 on 1 Preview: Constructive Criticism of Your Programming Performance

Pay attention when you are being trained in broadcasting, because that training comes few and far between.  This makes the industry sound cold, but your programme manager will only have regular snoop sessions that have to do with feedback on your show.  The rest of it is up to you. Evaluate your performance after every show.  Firstly, ask yourself whether …

Radio 1 on 1: 25 of the Most Asked Questions in Radio Broadcasting

  >> Subscribe here to get the full audiobook FREE (110MB) << Welcome to the official page of my audiobook “Radio 1 on 1: 25 of the Most Asked Questions in Radio Broadcasting” This marks another milestone in my passion for both radio broadcasting, and for educating the next generation of broadcasters. In PART 1, we will explore the beginning …